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  • (noun): United States artist famous for painting with a drip technique; a leader of abstract expressionism in America (1912-1956).
    Synonyms: Jackson Pollock
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Pollock (or pollack, pronounced the same, /ˈpɒlək/, and listed first in most UK and US dictionaries) is the common name used for either of the two species of marine fish in the Pollachius genus. Both P. pollachius and P. virens are commonly referred to as pollock. Other names for P. pollachius include the Atlantic pollock, European pollock, lieu jaune, and lythe; while P. virens is sometimes known as Boston blues (distinct from bluefish), coalfish (or coley), silver bills or saithe.

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Andrew Graeme Pollock
... Source CricketArchive, 23 December 2008 Andrew Graham Pollock (born 14 November 1969 in Port Elizabeth) was a first-class and List A cricketer who ... Andrew is the son of the South African Test match batsman Graeme Pollock and is a cousin to Shaun Pollock ... His brother is Anthony Pollock ...
Mark Pollock - Blindness - Coping
... It was a Catch-22.” Pollock on his search for employment ... Pollock then enrolled in a course to help him cope with his newfound blindness ... over the impact of sastrugi on his blindness, Pollock consulted with the explorer Pat Falvey who had completed the journey eighteen months previously ...
Mark Pollock - South Pole Trek
... The trek cost Pollock around €250,000 ... Pollock, O'Donnell and Solheim travelled 770 kilometres over twenty-two days, averaging fourteen hours journey time each day, whilst lugging 90 kilogram sleds behind them ... Pollock told the Irish Independent that they "just can't believe" they had arrived and that they "only started to believe it was possible when we were one hour away, which was an amazing feeling" ...
Ted Hughes (judge) - Career After 1990 - Manitoba
... lead an investigation into the unusual circumstances which led to Harvey Pollock being arrested on a dubious sexual assault charge ... Pollock had previously acted as the lawyer for the family of J.J ... The case against Pollock quickly fell apart in court, and the woman whose statements initiated the charge indicated that she never accused Pollock of sexual assault in her ...
Pollock, South Dakota - Demographics - 2000 Census
... There were 164 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.8% were non-families. 47.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 30.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...

More definitions of "pollock":

  • (noun): Lean white flesh of North Atlantic fish; similar to codfish.
    Synonyms: pollack
  • (noun): Important food and game fish of northern seas (especially the northern Atlantic); related to cod.
    Synonyms: pollack, Pollachius pollachius

Famous quotes containing the word pollock:

    Bums are the well-to-do of this day. They didn’t have as far to fall.
    —Jackson Pollock (1912–1956)